I would like if you will always have vaginal bleeding when a cyst ruptures? Also can cysts leak? Meaning can they slowing release fluid and/or blood, whatever is inside them or would they more likely just 'burst' and spill out all their contents?
I would like to hear from anyone who has experienced a ruptures ovary cyst and your story and symptoms please.
I currently have a 6x4 cm mass on the left side. Possibly on or in the ovary but my Gyno isn't 100% sure that it is ovarian, there is a chance that it may be related to the bowel. It is growing quite quickly and my surgery to remove it isn't for another 8 weeks, so I would just like to be as informed as possible as to what may happen if it ruptures.
Thank you. :)
Yes it is possible for a cyst to leak and not just rupture all at once. When a cyst ruptures, you normally don't have vaginal bleeding (at least I have never experienced that). When a cyst ruptures, you will get very sharp pains (I thought my appendix had ruptured when I had a cyst rupture) that just won't let up. You may feel a bit dizzy, nauseous, and a headache (kind of like you feel when you have a cyst, but on a much larger scale).
I have had several cysts rupture. The one that I remember the most was about 6 years ago. I was taking a shower and all of the sudden I had the worst pain I had ever felt in my lower right pelvic region. It was so bad that I had to have my husband help me out of the shower. I called my dr. thinking it was my appendix and they had me come in right away. By this time, I am sobbing because I am in so much pain. They sent me for a transvaginal ultrasound and saw that there was fluid in the cul-de-sac and they knew that I had a ruptured cyst. Eventually my pain lessened that day, but I hurt for a few days. Unfortunately there is nothing they can do for a ruptured cyst. When a cyst ruptures ( a fluid filled) your body absorbs the fluid back into your body.
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Hi, thank you for you answer ( and on my other question :) ) When I get the very intense sharp, stabbing pain that come on all of a sudden, I always fear that it is the cyst/mass rupturing. The pain can last anywhere form 5 seconds to half an hour, usually when it is lasting a long time, by the time I think it's time to go to the hospital, it subsides enough for me to be able to move and eventually the pain lessons. I think my biggest fear is that it will rupture during the day when it is just me and my youngest daughter at home, ( she just turned 4) and that I will pass out or something, I don't want he to have to go though that and be scared. I have read that certain cysts can rupture while others have more chance of twisting. What kind of cysts have you had? Thank you.
I came upon this because I just had an ovarian cyst rupture two days ago. I went to the ER, where it was diagnosed. I have been looking everywhere to find out how long the pain and discomfort lasts. I was told ruptured cysts happen all of the time, take ibuprofen, follow up later with your gynocologist. While I feel somewhat better, I'm still in a fair amount of pain and my abdomen is distended. This was really scary for me as I had no idea what was going on and there is very little info around for what to expect after it happens. Thank you to both of you for sharing!
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